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Dale Robertson Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Dayle Lymoine Robertson
Place Of Birth
Harrah, USA
100 years old
Birth Date
July 13 1923

Dale Robertson Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Oklahoma Military Academy
Net Worth
Current Partner
Susan Robbins Robertson
Melvin Robertson, Varval Robertson

About Dale Robertson 

Actor Dale Robertson who played many leading roles, was the son of Melvin and Varvql Robertson.

Robertson, for quite some time, worked with United Artists Corporation in California. He ended up acting in 'Sitting bull' in 1954 and 'Top of the World' in 1955, an adventure film.

Robertson worked with Universal and acted in 'A Day of Fury' in 1956, and with Republic, he starred in the 'Dakota Incident' in 1956. In the same year, he relocated to Britain for 'High Terrace'. He was also a guest star on an episode of 'Little Orphan Airplane' of 'The Si Million Dollar Man'. He acted as Melvin Purvis in the TV series 'Melvin Purvis: G-Man and The Kansas City Massacre'. He acted as Walter Lankershim in 'Dynasty' in 1981.

Dale Robertson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Dale Robertson’s net worth?

Dale Robertson, an American actor, got his recognition after starring as Jim Hardie in 'Tales of Wells Fargo' and Ben Calhoun in 'Iron Horse'. Dale Robertson secured a net worth of $5 million from his acting career.

How much did Dale Robertson earn per year?

The annual salary or any other assets of the 'Iron Horse' star Dale Robertson is not available in the public domain. Most of their income of Dale Robertson is supposed to come from his profession of being an actor.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Dale Robertson?

Dale Robertson seemed to be 6 ft (183 cm) tall, which is a little more than an average American.

How old was Dale Robertson?

Dale Robertson was born in Harrah, Oklahoma. Robertson was born on July 14, 1923, and he passed away on February 27, 2013, at La Jolla, California, at the age of 89 from lung cancer and pneumonia.

Childhood And Education

Dale Robertson was born to Melvin Robertson and Varval Robertson of Harrah, Oklahoma. Details about his parents are not available in the public domain.

Dale Robertson was a professional boxer in the Oklahoma Military Academy in Claremore.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Dale Robertson’s partner?

Dale Robertson was married to Frederica Jacqueline Wilson in 1951, but in 1956 they were separated, and they got a daughter together. In 1956 Robertson and Mary Murphy got married, but in 1958 they got divorced. Then in 1959, he got married to Lula Mae, and it lasted until 1977, they got two daughters together. In 1980, Susan Robbins Robertson became his spouse, and they were together until his death in 2013.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dale Robertson made most of his appearances in western films and television shows. One of his bests was 'Tales of Wells Fargo', during 1957-1961 it was on NBC, and later ABC aired the final season in 1961-1962.

Nat Holt used to produce this show, and he was very important to Robertson, at least that is what he had mentioned. He also did the narration for 'Tales of Wells Fargo' on matters of law, morality, and common sense. He made an appearance on NBC's 'The Ford Show' in 1960 and The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show in 1962. Dale Robertson was in the leading role of A.C. Lyles' 'Law of the Lawless' in 1963. 'The Man From Button Willow' and 'The One-Eyed Soldiers' were released by Robertson's United Screen Arts. He made an episode on 'Diamond Jim Brady', it was a television pilot. From 1966-1967 he was in 'Scalplock', which later became 'Iron Horse'. He was on an episode of 'The Dean Martin Show' as a guest star on November 17, 1969.

What awards did Dale Robertson win?

During World War II, through Officer Candidate School, Dale Robertson was deployed in the United States Army 322nd Combat Engineer Battalion of 97th Infantry Division, and he got Bronze and Silver Star medals. He got the Sour Apple Award for three years because of his non-cooperative ways of dealing with the press. In 1985, Robertson got the Golden Boot Award.

Other Interesting Dale Robertson Facts And Trivia

  •  In 1983 another Dale Robertson production, 'Big John' came, and here he was in the Georgia Sheriff role.
  • In 1993 and 1994, Robertson acted as Zeke Terrell in 'Harts of the West'.
  • Robertson hosted 'Death Valley Days'. Stanley Andrews and Ronald W. Reagan were in this film, 'Death Valley Days'.
  • Dale Robertson used to own 235 horses, and five of them were grand champions.
  • Robertson served in North Africa as a combat engineer of a tank crew.
  • He was offered by Columbia Pictures to take a lead role in 'Golden Boy', and he was supposed to go to Hollywood for a screen test. In the end, he did not, and William Holden got the role.
  • He shunned columnist Louella Parsons.
  • He lost his fourth Sour Apple Award to Frank Sinatra, who hit a photographer.
  • Will Rodgers Jr advised him not to take acting lessons.
  • His wounds hindered his boxing career, and he turned to act after movie scouts kept contacting him.

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